Man Utd's Giggs ready to make appearance No750

Ryan Giggs is set to make his 750th United appearance on Sunday against Middlesbrough, but passing Sir Bobby Charlton's club record milestone will have to be shelved until next season.

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The 34-year-old will have to have an ever-present end to the campaign to equal Charlton's 759 appearances.

Sir Alex Ferguson's rotation policy and campaign plan to keep Giggs fresh, means this is unlikely.

Having missed out on an extra match to add to his stats in Italy on Tuesday night against Roma, all personal career accolades are on the back burner.

But Giggs wouldn't have it any other way.

"I was shattered at the end of last season but it could be too much the opposite this time, I am struggling to get games now!" Giggs told the Manchester Evening News.

"But we were crying out for this situation last season so we are not going to moan about it now, and neither am I.

"There is now a fight for places and that is how you want it. If somebody is playing better than you in your position, that is the challenge you face.

"It is a task you have to get on with. You wouldn't swap it for the world."

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